Moving Image Technologies has been awarded a $1.6 million contract from Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to provide equipment and furnishings for the new Alamo Rhode Island Avenue location in Washington, D.C.
The Jamaican cinema chain Palace Amusement Company has opened a new four-screen multiplex in Portmore Pines, St Catherine, featuring Christie digital cinema projection throughout, including an RGB pure laser projector, the first of its kind in the country. Cinema Equipment & Supplies carried out the installation.
The Ecuadorian cinema chain Multicines has just opened a new multiplex in the city of Guayaquil in which all 11 screens are fully equipped with Christie RGB pure laser projectors. The installation was carried out by Cinema Equipment & Supplies. The new multiplex is located in the Mall del Río shopping center in Guayaquil, the country’s main port and largest city.
CinemaNext today announced the roll out of its dedicated e-commerce platform, CinemaNext Shop, across Europe and internationally. The largest online sales platform for the cinema technology industry, CinemaNext Shop is designed to allow exhibitors around the globe to easily order from CinemaNext’s catalogue of thousands of spare parts, consumables, projection & sound equipment, software solutions, and much more.
The Stardome Observatory and Planetarium in Auckland, New Zealand, recently upgraded its cinema and live performance venue with a complete Harman Professional networked surround sound system incorporating JBL Professional, Crown, BSS and Soundcraft technologies.
In the early 1990s, a vast expanse of farmland in central Zhejiang, China, was procured by the Hengdian Group. The goal was to build an expansive film studio and later adding attractions to turn it in a theme park that recreated thousands of years of Chinese history and culture. Today, Hengdian World Studios is known as the largest film studio in the world, spanning over 370 hectares. Hengdian World Studios is always looking to continue to innovate and expand for the 20 million tourists which visit each year. In its latest venture, visitors are plunged into a so-called Flying Theatre, installed inside the Qin Palace set.
Supercines, Ecuador’s largest cinema chain, has opened a 16-screen multiplex in the city of Guayaquil. Located in the Riocentro Ceibos shopping mall, the new Supercines Ceibos, can seat 3,034 spectators, making it the biggest in the country.
Arts Alliance Media partnered with KDKinotec, a UK-based reseller and service provider specializing in independent and outdoor cinemas, to implement AAM’s Screenwriter theatre management system at six Nightflix and two Strawberry Moon venues.
Tokyo Theatres Company’s Theatre Shinjuku recently installed a 14-foot by 30.5-foot Severtson SAT-4K projection screen as part of an overall audio and video revitalization of the famed Tokyo cinema.
Christie has been chosen by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts as a technology partner for its redeveloped headquarters at 195 Piccadilly in London. The partnership will see a host of Christie integrated technology installed throughout the building, including Christie MicroTiles LED tiles, four laser projectors, media servers and software.